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[Maryland] Neighbourhood characteristics and health outcomes: evaluating the association between socioeconomic status, tobacco store density and health outcomes in Baltimore City

median household income is inversely associated with tobacco store density, indicating poorer neighbourhoods in Baltimore City have greater accessibility to tobacco. Additionally, tobacco store density was linked to lower life expectancy, which underscore
Tobacco Control
added Nov 25, 2017 04:56
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[California] KNOX: Don’t be fooled by Big Tobacco’s big apology

but Big Tobacco’s deceit and manipulation continues. The industry challenges legislative victories in court, manipulates products to get around existing regulations, produces and promotes new tobacco products and spends billions of dollars on marketing to
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Nov 25, 2017 02:42
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[New York] LETTER: Glad e-cigarette dangers were shared (letter to the editor)

I appreciated reading in the Nov. 22 Advance about Senator Schumer's commentary regarding the dangers in the use of e-cigarettes by young people. I personally experienced the side effects not long ago while sitting in a public space (where smoking is not
Staten Island (NY) Advance
added Nov 25, 2017 01:47
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[Massachusetts] 'Let Malia live': Chelsea Clinton, Common, more rush to Malia Obama's defense on Twitter

That was the sentiment felt on Twitter Friday as a video of the former first daughter appearing to smoke circulated the Internet. In the clip, it looks like the 19-year-old first-year Harvard student is blowing smoke rings... Some felt the need to put int
USA Today
added Nov 25, 2017 01:16
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[New York] Tobacco-funded anti-smoking ads set to debut on TV, in newspapers

Hart and other anti-smoking advocates hope the ads will be a wakeup call to state lawmakers that more needs to be done to combat the tobacco industry and reduce smoking, especially among children and teens. The Cancer Society noted that annual healthcar
New York Daily News
added Nov 25, 2017 01:13
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[Colorado] DIA's smoking policy lands airport on CDC health list

Denver International Airport's only smoking lounge, located next to the Timberline Steaks & Grill on Concourse C, is expected to close next year when its lease expires.
The Business Journals
added Nov 25, 2017 01:03
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[New York] LETTER: Ban smoking in adult care facilities: Letter

in support of a bill, S4496/A5061, that would mandate that all adult proprietary homes in New York State be non-smoking...I am proud to say that Spring Valley Rest Home, the adult home where I reside, has been non-smoking for almost a year. The Rockland C
New York Journal News
added Nov 25, 2017 01:02
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[Florida] PHILIP MORRIS USA INC. and R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, Appellants/Cross-Appellees, v. GERTRUDE MARCHESE, Appellee/Cross-Appellant. (PDF)

We reverse the comparative fault reduction applied to the jury’s verdict, and remand to the trial court for entry of a judgment in favor of appellee for $1.5 million and a determination of appellee’s entitlement to attorneys’ fees
Amazon CloudFront
added Nov 23, 2017 21:46
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[Florida] Fla. Panel Reinstates Full $1.5M Verdict For Smoker's Widow ($$)

will receive the full $1.5 million that a jury awarded in her wrongful death suit against Philip Morris and R.J. Reynolds, as a Florida appeals court said Wednesday the tobacco companies waived rights to a comparative fault reduction by repeatedly telling
Law360
added Nov 23, 2017 02:43
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[Florida] Tobacco Companies Ordered to Pay $1.5 Million in Man’s Death

An appeals court Wednesday ordered cigarette makers Philip Morris USA and R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company to pay a full $1.5 million in damages in the death of a longtime smoker. A Broward County jury in 2015 awarded $1 million in compensatory damages and
WLRN-Miami Herald
added Nov 23, 2017 02:26
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